If you're looking for ceramic sink for your bathroom renovation or greenhouse plumbing project, and you love Old World styles, you will be struck by this yellow and blue floral design. The sink is likely Talavera, as it was at an adobe home estate out in the storage shed, which was filled with loose tiles and three sinks--all Mexican. The reason I went for this sink above the others is that there was something more unique about the color palette as well as the style in which the roses were rendered. Although we see yellow-blue in Talavera, the whole design of this sink reminded me of old Italian ceramics. It's not unusual for designs and palettes to cross boundaries, and since Mexican designs came largely from Spain, and Spain and Italy cultures both have strong ceramic traditions, it's completely likely that this could be a Talavera piece. Can also be used as a wide planter for succulents, as it is decorated on the sides.
The ceramic sink measures 14" in diameter by about 4" tall and weighs close to seven pounds unpacked. (If you look at new Talavera sinks, similar sized ones can be as light as two pounds--a function of how much more well-made older pieces are.) The rim has small indentations spaced about equally all the way around, which must be by design. Since I've never installed a sink, I don't know why that would be the case. The unglazed foot has grime from sitting out in the shed, and it's really ground in. The rest of the sink cleaned up splendidly.
Perfect for the Old World space.
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